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Synonyms for clout
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloutnoun

    a target used in archery

    Synonyms:
    pull, slug, clout nail, lick, biff, poke, punch

  2. pull, cloutnoun

    special advantage or influence

    "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

    Synonyms:
    pull, twist, slug, drag, poke, pulling, biff, lick, clout nail, puff, punch, wrench

  3. clout nail, cloutnoun

    a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood

    Synonyms:
    poke, slug, biff, pull, lick, clout nail, punch

  4. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slugverb

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  5. cloutverb

    strike hard, especially with the fist

    "He clouted his attacker"

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clout":

    influence, ibid, decision, weight

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How to use clout in a sentence?

  1. Ken Gross:

    For a lot of people who aren't enthusiasts, it's not particularly important who designed the car, i don't know that anyone is going to erect a statue to Harley Earl, but I think it's important that he's remembered. There really isn't anybody today in the design industry that has the impact and the clout, the presence and the profile that Harley Earl had in his day. ... But Harley had a unique set of circumstances. He was The Man.

  2. Stewart Glickman:

    It's pretty symbolic, it's a recognition that the energy sector doesn't have anywhere near the same clout it used to.

  3. George Salmon:

    The worry is that international bruisers like Disney and Amazon aren't going to go down without a fight, and both have the financial clout to counterpunch pretty hard, the battle for viewers' eyeballs is only just getting started.

  4. Richard Gowan:

    With Pompeo more firmly in control and John Bolton focused on his anti-multilateral agenda, there's a sense the Richard Gowan ambassador will have less clout.

  5. Simon Clegg:

    (When) they put their country on display, they put their own sort of personal clout and power on display.

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Translations for clout

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  • парцал, парче, парче плат, удрям, плесницаBulgarian
  • uhoditCzech
  • Gewicht, Kopfnuss, EinflussGerman
  • prikka, pilkku, kapalo, tälli, kunnari, lyödä, rätti, hitunen, vaikutusvalta, painoarvo, tilkku, paikka, pilkka, riepuFinnish
  • influenceFrench
  • stuk, doek, rondel, brok, invloed, slag, doelwit, slaan, oorvijgen, luier, lap, fragment, ring, klap, oorvijg, wikkel, vodDutch
  • znaczenie politycznePolish
  • вес, удар, затрещина, влияниеRussian
  • pelenë, arnëAlbanian

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